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Entergy New Orleans Files Application to Construct Rooftop Solar Systems

Entergy New Orleans, Inc. filed an application with the New Orleans City Council on Friday, Oct. 6 seeking approval of a project to construct 5 megawatts of commercial-scale rooftop solar systems as part of its commitment to pursue up to 100 MW of renewable resources.

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Entergy Continues Preparing for Tropical Storm Nate

Entergy’s Louisiana utilities are prepared for the likelihood of heavy rain and hurricane-force winds as Tropical Storm Nate accelerates on a projected path toward southeast Louisiana.

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Entergy Prepares for Tropical Storm Nate

Entergy’s Louisiana utilities continue to monitor development of Tropical Storm Nate and prepare for its potential impact to Louisiana.

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Energy Smart Program Ranked First in Savings among Low-Income Participants

Low-income customers in New Orleans’ Energy Smart program saved more than 6,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per participant in 2015, according to a recent study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.

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Utility Bill Scammers Continue to be a Concern

Scammers never stop in their unrelenting efforts to target unsuspecting customers, no matter what time of year it is. And Entergy reminds you to be wary, as scammers are getting more aggressive and finding new ways to do so.

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Entergy to Customers: Stay Prepared as We Enter Height of Hurricane Season

The height of what experts have said could be an “extremely active” 2017 storm season is here. Entergy Louisiana and Entergy New Orleans want to make sure everyone is prepared if a major storm threatens the region.

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Entergy Rolls Out $760,000 in Grants to Fuel Stronger Communities in Louisiana

Young engineers at Louisiana State University will be preparing for future careers with new state-of-the-art lab equipment thanks to a recent grant from the Entergy Charitable Foundation. The LSU Foundation and 12 other nonprofit organizations in Louisiana communities were awarded $760,000 in the foundation’s first round of grants for 2017.

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Entergy New Orleans Files Supplemental and Amending NOPS Application

Entergy New Orleans, Inc. filed an application with the New Orleans City Council today seeking approval to construct a modern, efficient electric generating facility, referred to as the New Orleans Power Station.

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Burnin’ Like a Heat Wave! Now is the Time to Prepare for Summer Temps

Summer is here and what’s better to go with sizzling summer temperatures than some cool savings? Before temperatures start burnin’ like a heat wave, take some time now to prepare for their effect on your energy bill by implementing some simple and efficient solutions at your home or business.

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Entergy Monitoring Development of Potential Tropical Storm

Entergy’s Louisiana utilities have their eyes on the Gulf of Mexico as they monitor a tropical system expected to impact much of the state as it swirls closer to the coast.

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What’s the Score? Entergy New Orleans Customers Can Find Out Through Online Portal

When it comes to energy usage, weather is a major factor in how much or how little the meter spins. And thanks to a pilot program launched by Entergy New Orleans, customers can not only learn how weather affects their home energy usage, but also how they can make informed choices about energy-saving measures.

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Entergy New Orleans Spending $30 Million to Make Electrical System More Resilient

Building upon the $10 million spend in the city last fall to improve service reliability, Entergy New Orleans is spending an additional $30 million on further improvements over the next two years that will help make the electrical system stronger and more resilient.

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Entergy New Orleans Selects Three Proposals from Renewables RFP

NEW ORLEANS – Entergy New Orleans is one step closer to including up to 100 megawatts of renewable energy resources in the company's generation mix.

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Move to MISO Delivering Benefits

NEW ORLEANS – Customers are racking up savings thanks to Entergy New Orleans’ membership in MISO, a regional transmission organization.

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Energy Smart Rewards Superdome for Energy-Efficient Upgrades

When New Orleanians think of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, football games, concerts and Mardi Gras celebrations come to mind. But now, they can add energy efficiency to that list. That’s because New Orleans’ Energy Smart program recently awarded Superdome officials with a $50,000 cash incentive for lighting upgrades in the venue.

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Entergy Urges Parade-Goers to Stay Safe and Be Vigilant

It’s Carnival time! As the beads and other items go flying through the air, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. reminds you not only about the importance of being safe around power lines, but also staying alert as well. Festive metallic balloons that folks release into the air can also cause problems. If they get caught in power lines, they can cause power outages.

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Entergy New Orleans Completes Restoration Efforts Following Tornado

Entergy New Orleans officials say that less than one week after the strongest tornado ever recorded in the city wreaked havoc on portions of the company’s electrical and gas systems, crews have wrapped up restoration.

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Entergy New Orleans Focusing on Hardest-Hit as More Than 80 Percent Restored

As restoration continues in New Orleans East following the damage left Feb. 7 by the strongest tornado ever recorded in the city, Entergy New Orleans is focusing on customers who sustained structural damage and letting them know how they can get power restored to their homes once the electrical system is back in place.

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More than 70 Percent of New Orleans East Customers Restored

s of 1 p.m. today, Entergy New Orleans crews have restored power to more than 70 percent of customers in New Orleans East just over 48 hours after a confirmed F3 tornado devastated the area. All customers who are able to receive power at their homes and businesses are expected to be restored by Saturday evening, Feb. 11.

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Crews Making Restoration Progress After Tornado Tears Through New Orleans East

As of noon today, Entergy New Orleans crews have restored power to 6,700 New Orleans East customers who lost electrical service Feb. 7 in the wake of a devastating tornado, down from a peak of 10,415 New Orleans East customers without power at 11 a.m. yesterday. Approximately 3,700 are still without power in the hardest-hit areas.

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Entergy New Orleans to Kick Off Tax Season on Super Bowl Weekend

On Super Bowl weekend, Entergy New Orleans will kick off the tax season by making sure the big winners are local customers who claim their Earned Income Tax Credit.

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Smart Thermostats to Help Low-Income Renters Save Energy and Money

When it comes to being energy-efficient, renters who live in multifamily housing typically don’t have the same freedom to make changes that will help lower their energy usage and cut costs as do average homeowners. But thanks to a pilot program that Entergy New Orleans recently implemented in Algiers, low-income renters now will have the chance to see the impact that Nest Learning Thermostats may make on their monthly energy bills – all at no charge.

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The Season of Giving: Entergy New Orleans Donates Nearly $3 Million to Some 60 Local Organizations

NEW ORLEANS – ‘Tis the season of giving and Entergy New Orleans is adding a little lagniappe this holiday season in an effort to make life better for New Orleanians now and in the future.

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Entergy’s Transmission Upgrade in New Orleans Recognized by Platts

Entergy Corporation’s major upgrade to transmission service in New Orleans has been recognized by Platts Global Energy Awards as one of the top ten finalists for Construction Project of the Year.

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Winter is Coming: The Time to Implement Energy-Saving Measures is Now

While warmer-than-normal temperatures this fall may have you thinking that winter isn’t coming, it’s right around the corner. In fact, low temperatures are forecasted to drop into the 30s this week and stay there for a couple of nights in a row.

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Entergy New Orleans Ramps Up Reliability Work

In an effort to modernize the electric grid and support a growing city today and tomorrow, Entergy New Orleans’ crews are hitting the streets in what is known as a reliability blitz.

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Entergy New Orleans Hosts Public Information Sessions on Proposed New Orleans Power Station in December

Entergy New Orleans is hosting Information Sessions in December to keep the community fully informed about its investments in the city, including the newly proposed New Orleans Power Station.

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Entergy Companies Invest More Than $1 Million to Develop Louisiana Workforce

To help meet the workforce needs of Louisiana’s rapid economic growth, Entergy’s Louisiana companies announced today an investment of more than $1 million in shareholder dollars to support local workforce development training programs.

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Entergy New Orleans Hosts Public Information Sessions on Proposed New Orleans Power Station in November

Entergy New Orleans is hosting Information Sessions in November to keep the community fully informed about its investments in the city, including the newly proposed New Orleans Power Station.

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Entergy Sponsors Series on Challenges Facing Louisiana Veterans

A series exploring the challenges facing veterans who are transitioning out of the military is airing on Louisiana Public Broadcasting.

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Entergy Reminds Customers to Watch Out for Utility Bill Scam

Scammers never stop, no matter what time of year it is. And Entergy reminds you to be wary, as scammers are getting more aggressive in their ongoing efforts to target unsuspecting customers.

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2nd annual Bike the Big Easy set to roll across New Orleans

More than 1,200 cyclists prepare for Big Easy Bike Tour

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Entergy's Michoud plant

Entergy statement in response to scene of pipeline accident at Entergy’s Michoud Plant, New Orleans East

Media statement in response to Scene of Pipeline Accident at Entergy’s Michoud Plant, New Orleans East

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Entergy Charitable Foundation Awards Grants that Improve Lives

Middle school students here in the Crescent City are among the beneficiaries of Entergy Charitable Foundation grants for the first half of 2016.

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The Heat is On! Stay One Step Ahead by Implementing Simple Solutions

The heat is on! While summer temperatures are reaching sweltering levels outside, you can stay one step ahead of their effect on your energy bill by implementing some simple and efficient solutions inside your home or business.

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Civic 50

Entergy Corporation Named One of Nation’s Most Civic-Minded Companies

Recognition for powering life in local communities comes from Civic 50, an initiative of the Points of Light organization.

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Entergy New Orleans Proposes New Power Plant to Meet City’s Growing Needs

As part of long-term planning to ensure that Entergy New Orleans, Inc. can continue to serve the city’s energy and capacity needs, the company today filed an application with the New Orleans City Council seeking its approval to build the New Orleans Power Station – a new, modern power plant – at its existing Michoud site in an industrial area on the eastern edge of New Orleans.

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Who You Gonna Call Before Digging? 811!

Spring is here and with it come warmer temperatures, longer days and outdoor landscaping projects. Since the first step in any project is to do your research, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. reminds you to grab your phone first and call 811 before working that shovel.

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Entergy Thanks Linemen for Commitment to Safety and Excellence; Company honors its line workers on National Lineman Appreciation Day

Entergy marks a special day today, April 18, as the company honors its thousands of frontline workers on National Lineman Appreciation Day. The designation was established by the U.S. Senate in 2013 in recognition of those who work tirelessly to keep the lights on in our communities.

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Entergy New Orleans Changing Care Center Hours Effective May 1

In an effort to better serve customers, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. is changing the business hours of its two walk-in customer care centers effective May 1.

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Entergy New Orleans Named 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named Entergy New Orleans a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for its outstanding contributions in implementing energy-efficiency measures. The company, which also was recognized in 2014, is among only 149 out of 16,000 partners nationwide to be selected for this year’s award. Ceremonies will be held on April 13 in Washington, D.C.

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Entergy Corporation Subsidiaries Close Transaction to Buy Union Power Station

Taking a major step toward providing additional efficient, clean energy resources for new and existing customers and modernizing the company’s power generation fleet, Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) announced that its subsidiaries, Entergy Arkansas, Inc., Entergy Louisiana, LLC, and Entergy New Orleans, Inc., closed their purchase of the 1,980-megawatt (summer rating) Union Power Station located near El Dorado, Arkansas. The purchase was closed on Thursday.

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Entergy New Orleans Advocates for Low-Income Energy Assistance

During LIHEAP Action Day March 2, Entergy New Orleans representatives and community partners will be making the case for increased funding of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The funding goal is at least $4.7 billion for 2017.

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Entergy Funds New Engineering Lab at the University of New Orleans

Entergy's transmission business unit is donating $100,000 to the University of New Orleans to enhance what electrical engineering students learn in the classroom. The gift is being presented in honor of National Engineers Week (Feb. 21-27), an annual observance created to celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world and bring engineering to life for kids, educators and parents.

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Entergy Crews Responding Quickly to Damage Left by Violent Weather

Entergy crews are out in force working to restore power to the thousands of customers affected by the violent storms that swept across south Louisiana throughout Tuesday.

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Entergy New Orleans Helps Power Life by Sponsoring Free Super Tax Day Prep

Entergy New Orleans, Inc. is sponsoring free tax preparation provided by local volunteers and community advocates for working families Feb. 13 as part of New Orleans' Super Tax Day. Volunteers at local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites, who are certified by the Internal Revenue Service, will help local residents determine if they qualify for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit program and other refunds and credits due.

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Powering the Future: Entergy New Orleans Breaks Ground on First Utility-Scale Solar Project

Entergy leadership hosted elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries today at existing company property in New Orleans East to break ground on the city's first utility-scale solar project.

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Entergy Urges Parade-Goers to Stay Safe and Be Vigilant

It's Carnival time! Before everybody starts having fun as the popular tune goes, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. and Entergy Louisiana, LLC want to remind you not only about the importance of being safe around power lines but staying alert as well. "Being aware of what's happening around you is the key element to staying safe, and we want to remind locals and visitors alike that awareness is a shared responsibility," said Melonie Stewart, director of customer service. "So while you're enjoying the thrill of catching beads, make sure to keep safety as your top priority."

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Entergy Charitable Foundation Fuels Community Improvements

The Entergy Charitable Foundation is powering life in New Orleans with recent grants to nonprofit partners totaling more than $32,000. Charitable organizations may apply for support by completing the application form by Feb. 1, 2016.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews began working Monday, Jan. 4 on Lafayette Street from South Galvez Street to Bertrand Street, as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system. Work on this segment will continue through Monday, Jan. 11, weather permitting, and will include the project’s final Interstate 10 crossing.

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Entergy Suggests Ways to Save on Winter Energy Costs Before Weather Turns Frightful

Although we're currently experiencing warmer temperatures, it won't be long before the mercury starts to drop and you'll crank up your heater to keep the chill at bay. Entergy wants to remind you of helpful energy-saving tips so you can stay warm and cozy while keeping your wallet happy.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Wednesday, Dec. 9 and running through Monday, Dec. 14, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working on South Galvez Street, from Erato to Poydras streets, as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system. Work on these segments will include crossing Interstate 10.

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Entergy New Orleans' Transmission Project Crews Undertake Second in Series of Interstate Crossings

Crews continue working on the second phase of Entergy New Orleans' technological upgrade to the electric power transmission system -- Ninemile generation-Derbigny substation -- and will undertake the second in a series of interstate crossings this week.

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Don't Take a 'Vacation' when Decking the Halls!

Don't take a ‘vacation' when decking the halls! Entergy reminds you to be safe and save energy when lighting up the season.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Monday, Nov. 9 and running through Tuesday, Nov. 17, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews are working on South Genois Street, from Calliope Street to Howard Avenue and on South Telemachus Street from Euphrosine Street to Howard Avenue as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system. Work on these segments will include a component crossing Interstate 10.

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Crews Continue Second Phase of Entergy New Orleans' Transmission System Upgrade Project

Crews continue working on the second phase of Entergy New Orleans’ technological upgrade to the electric power transmission system -- Ninemile generation-Derbigny substation -- and will begin on the first of a series of interstate crossings this week.

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Entergy New Orleans Completes First Phase of Transmission System Upgrade Project Ahead of Schedule

Crews have completed the first phase of technological upgrades to New Orleans' electric power transmission system - Ninemile generation-Napoleon substation - ahead of schedule. On Monday, Oct. 5, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. will begin the second phase - Ninemile generation-Derbigny substation - and expects to complete it by March 2016.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Work will continue on Magazine Street, from Leake Avenue to State Street, weather permitting, as Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews continue the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8 and running through Friday, Sept. 18 weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working on Magazine Street, from Leake Avenue to State Street, as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system.

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Entergy New Orleans Welcomes Algiers Electric Customers

As of today, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. welcomes some 22,500 electric customers in Algiers that were previously served by Entergy Louisiana, LLC.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Monday, Aug. 31 running through Wednesday, Sept. 2, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working on General Pershing Street, from Laurel to Tchoupitoulas streets as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system.

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Entergy New Orleans Selects Blattner Energy to Build Solar Project

Entergy New Orleans, Inc. has selected power generation contractor Blattner Energy, Inc. to build the city's first utility-scale solar project.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 18 and running through Saturday, Aug. 29, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working on Annunciation Street, from Nashville Avenue to Milan Street as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Monday, Aug. 17 and running through Tuesday, Aug. 18, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working in the Monroe Street area as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system.

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Entergy New Orleans Customers to Benefit from Fully Funded Storm Reserve

To minimize the financial impact of a major storm restoration on customers and provide a ready source of cash to pay for storm costs, Entergy New Orleans has fully funded its storm reserve through the issuance of low-interest, securitized bonds.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 6 and running through Wednesday, Aug. 12, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working on Arabella Street, from Constance to Annunciation streets, as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system.

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Traffic Alert - Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Thursday, July 30 and running through Wednesday, August 5, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working on Patton Street, from Henry Clay to Joseph streets, as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system.

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Traffic Alert Road Closures and Detours

Beginning Tuesday, July 28 and running through Friday, July 31, weather permitting, Entergy New Orleans, Inc. crews will be working on Webster Street, from Camp to Laurel streets as the company continues the technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system.

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Entergy Texas Files to End Bid to Purchase Union Power Station Unit; Entergy New Orleans Positioned to Purchase the 495 MW Unit

Together with other parties, Entergy Texas, Inc. filed a motion today with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to dismiss the company's application requesting a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for one of the four 495 MW generating units at the Union Power Station near El Dorado, Arkansas.

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New Orleans-area Organizations Receive $284,000 in Entergy Charitable Foundation Grants

Of the more than $930,000 in grants recently awarded by the Entergy Charitable Foundation, New Orleans-area groups received some $284,000 to help the local community.

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First Phase of Entergy New Orleans’ Transmission System Upgrade Begins July 13

On Monday, July 13, Entergy New Orleans will begin technological upgrades to the electric power transmission system along the base of the levee at Monroe Street and Leake Avenue.

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Keep Your Cool This Summer with Entergy’s Hot Weather Tips

NEW ORLEANS – The mercury is beginning its climb up the thermometer, and you can bet it will be a long time before it begins to retreat. Don’t let your electric bills climb with it. By taking steps to be more energy efficient, your air conditioner will run less and that, in turn, will help keep your electricity bill down.

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Entergy New Orleans to Begin $30 Million Transmission System Upgrade

New Orleans will be positioned for continued economic growth and development when Entergy New Orleans, Inc. begins a $30 million technological upgrade to its electric power transmission system this summer.

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Powered by the Sun: Entergy New Orleans Launches First Utility-Scale Solar Project

New Orleans will soon become home to the city's first utility-scale solar project that not only harnesses the power of the sun, but stores it as well.

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MISO Membership Produces Millions in Savings for Entergy New Orleans Customers

Customers saved an estimated $13 million during the first year of Entergy New Orleans' membership in MISO, formally known as the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.

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Power Restoration Continues Tonight

Power has been restored to the vast majority of customers affected by Monday’s violent storms, and all customers outside of the hardest hit areas should have power restored by Wednesday night.

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Most Louisiana Customers Should Have Power by Tuesday Night

Approximately 90 percent of Louisiana customers should have power restored by Tuesday night and nearly all others affected by Monday's violent storms should have electricity restored by Wednesday.

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Entergy Urges Parade-Goers to Stay Safe Around Power Lines

Companies offer safety tips during the Carnival season

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Ninemile 6 Key Step in Entergy’s Plan to Modernize Generation Fleet

Unit to Cut Fuel Costs, Produce Reliable, Affordable Power for Louisiana Customers

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Entergy Charitable Foundation Awards $91,000 to New Orleans Organizations

Part of some $357,000 awarded to groups around the state

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Keep Safety First When Decking the Halls

When decorating with live trees, keep your family safe by following these tips

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Entergy Helps Customers Earn $100 Million in Earned Income Tax Credits

Initiative Recognized by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as Best Economic Empowerment Program

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Freezing Temps Can Mean Higher Energy Bills

Jack Frost dropped by a bit early this year, and that could mean higher-than-normal utility bills for New Orleans-area customers.

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Entergy Louisiana, Entergy New Orleans Seek Permission to Transfer Algiers Operations

The transfer is intended to streamline utility regulation in the city

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